Much loved TV personality Anthea Turner has been in the spotlight for over 30 years presenting some of our favourite shows including GMTV, Blue Peter, The National Lottery and Perfect Housewife.

Having recently filmed reports for ITV’s Lorraine, studio items for This Morning, Channel 5’s ‘In Solitary’, and taken part in the much loved Celebrity Antiques Hunt for the BBC, Anthea is still enjoying a thriving TV career!

The face of fantastic brands such as Totally Money,  Appliance Warranty and LithoLexyl Supplements, at 58, Anthea has become a poster girl for women in their 50’s and is enjoying proving that 50’s are the new 40’s!

Anthea re-launched Channel 5’s popular Health Lottery in 2015,  has enjoyed taking part in a variety of programming for Channel 4’s incredible Stand Up 2 Cancer campaign,  has written for The Telegraph on a number of modern day issues and published a book: ‘How To Survive Divorce’ which aims to inspire, motivate and help those going through relationship breakups.

A regular contributor to TV, Anthea Presented the highly acclaimed BBC series Perfect Housewife and published a book to accompany the series and she went on to publish  ‘How to Entertain in Style’ and ‘Perfect Christmas’ helping to establish her as the ultimate domestic goddess.   Anthea has also, over the years, presented shows on a variety of subjects close to her heart from creating the perfect home to food, pets, travel and fitness.

Her career in television began as a Video Jock on Sky in 1986 after a brief stint as a local radio presenter working with Bruno Brookes. She then progressed on to Saturday morning television with UP2U, Live from BBC Manchester, Top Of The Pops, Anything Goes and a whole host of other appearances, until in 1992 Anthea become the 19th presenter of the award-winning BBC1 flagship children’s programme, ‘Blue Peter’.  In 1994 Anthea joined the network broadcaster GMTV where she anchored the 7.00am-9.00am time slot 5 days a week where she reigned as Queen of the Sofa for nearly 3 years.

Her career in television began as a Video Jock on Sky in 1986 following a stint in local radio alongside Bruno Brookes. She then progressed on to Saturday morning television with UP2U, Live from BBC Manchester, Top Of The Pops, Anything Goes and a whole host of other appearances, until in 1992 Anthea become the 19th presenter of the award-winning BBC1 flagship children’s programme, ‘Blue Peter’.

During her two years with the show, she launched the most successful ‘homemade make’ in the history of ‘Blue Peter’ with an excess of 100,000 viewers writing in for details of how to make ‘Tracy Island’ from Thunderbirds.

In 1994 Anthea joined the network broadcaster GMTV where she anchored the 7.00am-9.00am time slot 5 days a week where she reigned as Queen of the Sofa for nearly 3 years.

During 1994 to 1996 Anthea was the inaugural presenter of BBC1’s ‘National Lottery Live’ programme, which quickly became the BBC’s highest-rated entertainment programme.

Anthea has also successfully presented a selection of videos around fitness. Her ‘Y Plan Fitness’, video sold in excess of one million units, leading to further successful releases including ‘Body Basics’ and ‘Tone, Lift & Condition’. At 58 she likes to keep in shape using the Alexander Technique, something she learned during her ballet classes as a teenager and has never forgotten.

Anthea enjoys endorsing brands she truly believes in such as Appliance Warranty, Litholexyl and Totally Money.

She lives in South West London and continues to welcome new and exciting media ventures.

For further information contact: vickie@whitemanagement.co.uk

Anthea Turner

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